Taurus Crafts Seasonal Retail Assistant

Location: Taurus Crafts, Lydney

Salary: £8.21 (if over 18)

Application Deadline: 10/10/2019

About the role 

Seasonal Retail Assistant

To assist in the day to day running of the retail operation in accordance with and to the standards required by the Enterprise Manager and statutory regulations.

Main responsibilities:

· To be committed to customer service and the highest standards of service and presentation

· Adhering to policies and procedures for the running of a profitable retail department.

· To assist with the standard of presentation of the premises and equipment.

· To ensure correct procedures are followed in the handling of cash and electronic payment transactions.

· Maintain a fresh and attractive appearance of the retail area under the guidelines set by the Manager.

· To undertake any other duties that may be required for the effective operation of the retail department

About us 

Camphill Village Trust is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning and other disabilities.

The Camphill Village Trust provides a home within a supportive community environment for people of all abilities. Whether in a household with others or more independently we accept and appreciate each other for who we are and encourage each other to give our best. We support people to be safe, healthy, happy and to be active citizens living a life of opportunity.

Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre where you can find a wide range of arts and crafts. As well as being the home to a fantastic range of independent businesses, we also run three of the shops with mixed ability teams.

We are open daily providing opportunities for work placements & supported employment for people with mental health and learning disabilities as well as selling a range of unique goods selected for their ethics and products made in our communities.

What we provide

We provide a full induction and free training.

Our hourly rate of pay is £8.21. (if over 18).

What we need from you 

Experience in a customer service environment is desirable. You may have previous experience in care, but it is not essential.  What is important to us is that you share our values, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You will be good at both listening to and talking with people. You will have a positive and patient approach to supporting people with daily activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things. You have a flexible approach and like work both as part a team as well as on your own.

A good level of numeracy and literacy is essential.

Next Steps 

If this job sounds like the right one for you, click Apply and complete the short online application form. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We’ll respond to your application within three working days. We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date we will close this advert early.

Successful applicants for this role will require a Standard DBS check. We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check. For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process.

Expiry Date 9th October 2019


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Taurus Crafts Seasonal Retail Assistant